Day 1: Arrival in Buenos Aires. Upon arrival into Buenos Aires you will be meet at the airport by one of our guides and transferred privately to your hotel. Have a cocktail to unwind after the flight and then get a good nights sleep for some great days of sightseeing. Overnight 5 nights in Buenos Aires at your hotel of choice
Day 2: Private Half Day City & Cafe Tortoni`s. This morning you will be picked up by one of our hand selected guides to take you on an orientation of this great city. Discover the beauty and wonders of Buenos Aires, view the National Congress, The Metropolitan Cathedral next to the Government House in may square area. Admire the Colon Theatre, one of the most important opera houses in Latin America. Visit San Telmo, traditional neighbourhood where Tango performances can be seen in many bars and restaurants.
Stop at La Boca colourful neighbourhood, which was, seat of immigrants - manly Italians - and now home of some artists. Enjoy Palermo, an area that combines its architecture and history with entertainment and amusement in its green spaces. Finally, La Recoleta, an exclusive and elegant neighbourhood where the famous cemetery is found and visit Eva Peron’s tomb. Although it may seem unusual, fashionable restaurants, bars, cafes, discos and a cinema complex also surround the area. This private tour also includes a stop at the famous Tortoise for a coffee/tea and/or cake (at own expense) before heading back to your hotel. The afternoon and evening is at leisure
Day 3 (or alternate selected day): Your choice of a Special experience.
- Traditional & Fun Boca Tango Show & BBQ
- Glitzy less traditional Tango Show & Dinner
- Opera or Ballet at the newly restored Colon Theatre
- Local Football Match
- Full Day Estancia & Gaucho experience.
Note:One month prior to your departure from the UK a we will give you a full list of choices that are possible for the duration of your stay. Some choices may not be available due to the schedules however we guarantee a minimum of 3 choices.
Days 4 & 5: Days of Leisure. Today relax or select other tours to do when you are in Buenos Aires. Also a perfect opportunity to do some shopping however most shop are open until 8pm - even later in some places.
Day 6: Buenos Aires to Montevideo. This morning After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel for a private transfer to the ferry terminal for your 3 hour journey to Montevideo. Have lunch on board the ferry (own expense) Upon arrival you will be escorted to your hotel to check in the then embark on a private half day orientation of Montevideo. Overnight 2 nights in Montevideo at your hotel of choice
Day 7: Full Day Regular Colonia del Sacramento Tour. This full-day excursion constitutes a unique trip through one of the most beautiful districts of Uruguay and the opportunity of getting to know one of the most emblematic places from the times of the Portuguese and Spanish colony in Latin America. Colonia del Sacramento, or simply Colonia, is a lively colonial town, with narrow cobble stoned streets flanked by whitewashed buildings. A trip to this charming town will seem like a trip back in time. Being only a small body of water away from Buenos Aires, Colonia could be a convenient side-trip on your vacation. Without a doubt, Colonia is well worth a day. This is a brilliant guided tour and which also allows you enough free time to discover at your own pace.
Day 8: Montevideo to Punta del Este. Today after breakfast we will arrange for your private transfer to your chosen Punta de Este Hotel. The journey time takes from 1.5 hours to 2 hours. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and take a late lunch out at the many local restaurants. A great beach destination from October - April. Overnight 7 nights in Punta del Este in your hotel of choice.
Days 8-15: Relax in Punta del Este. Few resorts in South America rival Punta del Este for glamour. It might be geographically located in Uruguay, but it’s where the glitterati and elite of Buenos Aires make their homes for the summer. As Mar del Plata’s reputation downscales, this Uruguayan resort area has become the new place to see and be seen. Punta del Este is actually a reference to several towns located near each other. The main town of Punta del Este is on a small peninsula where the Río de la Plata meets the Atlantic Ocean. The town is connected to Maldonado, the capital of the Department of Maldonado. Punta del Este and its surrounding towns have over 50km (31 miles) of waterfront, stretching along both coasts. The majority of the city’s major hotels are on the calmer river side.
Day 15: Departure from Punta del Este. Today enjoy your breakfast and normally most of the day at leisure (depending on the time of your flights). In the afternoon we would arranged for a private car to come and collect you and take you to Montevideo Airport.
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